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Fox News Hosts Blame Chris Matthews For Trump's Abortion Gaffe

Fox News' "Outnumbered," turned Chris Matthews into the real culprit in Trump's horrible abortion answer.
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During this morning's opening segment on Fox News' Outnumbered, a few of the hosts and guest tried to imply that MSNBC's Chris Matthews was at fault for pressuring Trump into saying that women should face punishment if the got a banned abortion.

Andrea Tantaros was unhappy about Trump's words because they would give life to the left's "ginned up' gender war.

Republican strategist Tony Sayegh followed up and said, "Let's not forget who asked the question? Chris Matthews, in an MSNBC Town Hall. So clearly Chris Matthews understood, partly to your point Dagen, that Trump does try to wing it on a lot of these questions."

Dagen McDowell jumped in, "If you watch the whole thing though, he was hammering Trump and the response was if abortion was illegal.....stumbling and stumbling and then fell on his face."

Tantaros then questioned the validity of that line of questioning. "It's the classic opportunity for a candidate to stop and say, I don't deal in insane hypotheticals," she said, which brought a resounding "yes," from the panel.

Then came the idiotic analogy.

"When someone like Chris Matthews is firing rapid questions right after, and he's asking hypothetically, if a spaceship landed with seventeen aliens and they decided to drop a pot of money, would we then use that money..."

Sandra Smith countered with, "He's running for president and and his critics are going to say, you should be ready for anything."

Tantaros responded, "Yeah, but the premise of the question was absurd."

There you go. IOKIYAR


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